#1
Is there any truth to a Strat from Mexico is beter than one made in Japan, or visa a versa?
I know a dude that is selling his Black or Black Strat MIN Mexico, mint condition with hard shell case for $325. Rip off or Not? I thought I always heard a Mexico Strat is better than a Japan Strat?

Help me UG Gods!

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#2
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#3
CIJ (MIJ) strats are usually on par with MIA strats for build quality but cheaper in price. I have a CIJ and love it, I only had to adjust intonation on one string.

However that MIM strat sounds like a good deal to me, especially with that hard shell case. MIM usually go for around 400-500 in Canada for new, I think, don't hold me to that. However MIM's can be hit or miss, so play it first if you can, to check out its sound and feel.
#4
MiM Strat with a hardshell case for 325 sounds like a good deal

EDIT: New MIM Strats are $399 usually
#5
Japanese Fenders are better than Mexican Fenders.
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#6
Quote by Kurapica
Japanese Fenders are better than Mexican Fenders.

True.

A black MIM WITHOUT a case (but with a Fender gig bag) runs you $399 brand new. So I think it's a good deal, because you'd be over $500 with a case and taxes and all that jazz.
#7
Ah, so the Japan ones are a touch better, could not remember. Thought it was one or the other, should I wait for the MIJ, or go with this if the intonation is good on it and straight. Black or Black is dreamy... I could always sell this one if I find a MIJ. At least I would have a hard shell for it then.

Thanks UG Gods!!!!
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#8
It sounds like a pretty sweet deal, i'd buy it. Then if you don't like it, sell the guitar and get the CIJ.
#9
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